after I leave my computer turned on for a while (the amount of time it takes varies, sometimes it is immediately, sometimes it takes several hours) I start getting a lot of weird error messages.
Right after I turn on the computer and everything boots up, it usually works fine, but then I will come back from somewhere, and I will try to start something, say Firefox. if the computer decides to screw up at this time, then I will get a variety of error messages. Usually when I try to start a new program, I will get a message that says
"firefox.exe the application failed to initialize properly 0xc000012d "
and it says the same thing if I press ctrl+alt+delete
but other times it will say "firefox.exe is not a valid windows image, please check it against your installation diskette"
or other times it will say "not enough quota is available to process this command"
if I already have an application open it will usually open, but sometimes I can't see text unless I scroll or highlight it and that still doesn't work sometimes.
or if I open an open file dialog, it will say something like "cannot access C:\ not enough quota available to process this command"
and on some other occasions, it will show the error boxes, but there is not any text in them, not in the title bar or the buttons either, or maybe there is one or two words, but not all of it.
anyways, it is all really inconsistent, except for two things, I always get the 0xc000012d (and it is always 12d, never any other memory address) message above, and when I click the shutdown button, the box appears and the buttons are there, but the background, which should be blue, is instead transparent (it shows the part of my desktop behind the box)
and then when the computer shuts down, instead of showing the welcome screen background and "windows is shutting down", it shows it in a dialog box, like it does on the computers at my school that run windows XP professional (I have media center edition, which I think is based on home edition)
I have attached a hijackthis log of my computer with no applications running
one note: qmc.exe is QuickMonth calendar, it is a little calendar program that I found in PC World (so I don't think that it is a virus)
i'm not sure if it is a virus problem, but because it looked like a windows problem, so I posted it here. if I need to repost it anywhere else tell me.
Thanks for any help that could fix this.
Edited by WildMan279, 31 March 2008 - 04:10 PM.